Language as architecture

41wmdtm5ydl_sl500_aa240_In today’s NYT Book Review, Justin Davidson writes that Huxtable “demonstrates that she has always pursued her mission with reason, elegance and wisdom. Huxtable’s work remains the gold standard of criticism — and not just the architectural variety — because she brings to the job a rare combination of aesthetic certitude and roving curiosity.”

In an earlier post, I was struck by the power, now so rarely experienced, of the language of Ada Louise Huxtable.



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